Urban consolidation and diversification. megacities and archipelagos

Imbernon Jacques. 2013. Urban consolidation and diversification. megacities and archipelagos. In : A new emerging rural world : An overview of rural change in Africa. Losch Bruno (ed.), Magrin Géraud (ed.), Imbernon Jacques (ed.). NEPAD. Montpellier : CIRAD, pp. 22-23. ISBN 978-2-87614-693-8

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Abstract : The extraordinary urban growth that characterises the whole ofAfrica is accompanied by the progressive emergence ofmegacities and by the reorganisation ofurban networks. This urbanisation is nevertheless affected by the weakness ofthe lowerand intermediate levels, which hampers the diversification oflocal economies. This is the challenge for territorial development.. (Résumé d'auteur)

Mots-clés Agrovoc : Urbanisation, Démographie, Distribution des populations, Croissance de la population, Ville, Développement économique, Diversification, Développement régional

Mots-clés géographiques Agrovoc : Afrique

Mots-clés complémentaires : Développement territorial

Classification Agris : E14 - Development economics and policies
B10 - Geography
E51 - Rural population

Axe stratégique Cirad : Axe 6 (2005-2013) - Agriculture, environnement, nature et sociétés

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  • Imbernon Jacques, CIRAD-ES-UMR TETIS (FRA)

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